Medical Scientist Training Program

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Ishan Roy

Research Interests

  • Role of chemokines and chemokine receptors in pancreatic cancer invasion and metastasis
  • Advisor: Michael Dwinell PhD, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
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  • B.S. 2008, Case Western Reserve University
    • Major: Biochemistry

Research Experience

  • Michigan State University, 2003
    • Advisor: James E. Jackson, PhD
    • Project: Synthesis, Deuterium Replacement, and Hydrogenation of the Compound HN(CH2CH2NHCOPh)2
  • Case Western Reserve Medical School,2004-2008
    • Advisor: Lynn T. Singer, PhD
    • Project: A longitudinal study of the neurophysiological and psychological effects of fetal exposure to MDMA (ecstasy)
  • Case Western Reserve University, 2005-2007
    • Advisor: Michael G. Zagorski, PhD
    • Project: Elucidating the mechanism of oxidation of the Met35 residue in the Aβ peptide that aggregates in the brains of Alzheimer's disease patients
  • Cleveland Clinic – Lerner Research Institute, 2007-2008
    • Advisor: Stanley L. Hazen, MD-PhD
    • Project: A biochemical investigation of structure/function requirements for the apolipoprotein A1 - lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase interaction loop of discoidal HDL, in conjunction with computer modeling


  • Tennis, Soccer, Music (Modern, Classical), TV & Movies, Reading
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